US Regulator Zeroes in on Binance Chain as SEC Awards Monitoring Contract to Ciphertrace

US Regulator Zeroes in on Binance Chain as SEC Awards Monitoring Contract to CiphertraceThe U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) intends to award a fixed-price contract on a single source basis to Ciphertrace. The SEC is awarding the contract to the blockchain monitoring company as it plans focus on BNB coin, as well as other tokens on the Binance’s DEX. The BNB token has multiple forms of utility […]

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What Are Altcoins and Why Are There Over 5,000 of Them?

What Are Altcoins and Why Are There Over 5,000 of Them?According to crypto market capitalization aggregators, there are more than 5,000 cryptocurrencies in existence today and over 20,000 different types of markets. BTC is the oldest and most known digital asset and most everything else has been typically referred to as an “altcoin.” The term refers to any of the thousands of prevalent cryptocurrencies that […]

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Leading Swiss Stock Exchange Offers 12 Crypto Exchange-Traded Products With One That Shorts Bitcoin

Leading Swiss Stock Exchange Offers 12 Crypto Exchange-Traded Products With One That Shorts BitcoinSwitzerland’s principal stock exchange, SIX Swiss Exchange, now has 12 cryptocurrency exchange-traded products listed. The latest addition, the 21shares Short Bitcoin, allows investors to profit from falling prices of the digital currency. Other listed crypto products include those that track the price movements of BCH, BTC, ETH, XRP, BNB, and tezos. Also read: Regulatory Roundup […]

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Getting In and Out of the Cryptocurrency Economy Can Be Costly

Getting In and Out of the Cryptocurrency Economy Can be CostlySince bitcoin and digital currencies have become popular, fiat on and off-ramps have sprung up that allow investors to enter and exit the cryptoconomy. However, many of the entryways into cryptocurrency markets have a hefty fee between 1-4% of the overall purchase and in order to obtain fiat for crypto the fees are just as […]

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Sweden’s Financial Authority Approves Swiss Crypto ETP Provider Amun

Sweden's Financial Authority Approves Swiss Crypto ETP Provider AmunOn December 10, Switzerland-based firm Amun AG announced the company’s base prospectus has been approved by the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority (SFSA). The ETP provider said it has extensive plans to expand its digital asset ETPs throughout Europe, while Sweden shows “strong demand” for these products. Also read: Wisdomtree’s Physically Backed Bitcoin ETP Goes Live […]

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How Coinbase Quietly Became the World’s Biggest Bitcoin Bank

How Coinbase Quietly Became the World’s Biggest Bitcoin BankOn August 15, the San Francisco-based digital currency exchange Coinbase announced that it had acquired the cryptocurrency custody service Xapo’s institutional branch. The business move puts Coinbase in the limelight, making it the largest custodial service for digital assets worldwide, with more than $7 billion under custody. Also Read: Hong Kong Protest Leader Hopes to […]

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